With negotiations regarding the impending fiscal cliff hanging in the balance, President Barack Obama told WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro he’s confident a deal will be reached.
The city of Cold Spring, Minn. is reacting to WCCO-TV’s exclusive interview with the person arrested then released after the death of one of their police officers.
WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro is going to Washington to talk one-on-one with President Obama Thursday.
With a GRAMMY nod and new ‘R.E.D.’ album in stores, Ne-Yo is already working on his follow-up. But there is still the matter of his missing GRAMMY.
When GRAMMY nominations have your band name in everyone’s mouth, all sorts of old “friends” come out of the woodwork.
Last week’s Part 1 of our profile of Doug Flicker focused on his humble beginnings and the journey that led him to this point in his career — running a restaurant that’s been given a perfect score by a number of critics.
“I was worried, when we first decided this was going to be the band name about all the negative puns that would happen,” singer Nate Ruess says. “Like, ‘This is no fun at all!’
Silver Linings Playbook is sort of a lateral pass for director David O. Russell. Much like The Fighter, Playbook is a blue-collar romantic dramedy with sporty trimmings and a fixation on the number of ways family members can drive you straight up the wall.
From his love of Bob Dylan and Midwest beers to his rabble-rousing political thoughts, Old Crow’s lead man Ketch Secor gives us unreservedly straightforward – and poetic – insight into Old Crow Medicine Show.
Theirs may not be your typical love story. But in a WCCO exclusive, Denny Hecker’s wife says she and the imprisoned former auto dealer were made for each other.
Since vocalist/keyboardist Lawrence Gowan joined Styx in 1999, he’s already played more than 1,200 shows — yes, more than 1,200 — around the world. In late December, the legendary rock group with a 40-year history is stopping in Minnesota. Gowan took some time from very busy schedule to give an interview before the show.
The Minnesota Republican operative fired by the state Senate after an affair with the majority leader said Sunday he believes he and she were victims of a power grab by other Republican senators.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a heavy favorite for re-election, says she would use a second term to try to help steer the Senate out of perpetual gridlock on major issues.
An Arkansas couple was giving an interview to the local TV station when they were interrupted by something no one expected. Check out the video.
Just as Chris Rock doesn’t play the character you might expect him to in 2 Days in New York, the movie’s director, co-writer and lead actress is similarly not-what-you’d-expect.
Bruce Hall, the bassist for mega-rock band REO Speedwagon, took some time to chat with us about the band’s history, life on the road and about their upcoming show at Mystic Lake Casino.
The Lumineers, a folk group based out of Denver, Colo., is riding the success of its highly-anticipated self-titled album released in April. This weekend, they’re bringing the folk to Minnesota’s Basilica Block Party.
This man has always enjoyed video. 20 years ago he was ready to be interviewed by himself as an adult.
Lynn Shelton, the writer-director of Your Sister’s Sister, is quick to share credit. She hands her quartet of co-stars the rather curious (and prominent) credit “Creative Consultants.”
Former Duluth City Councilor Jeff Anderson is aiming to make local connections count for more than money as he competes with two fellow Democrats for the right to challenge GOP U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in a nationally watched congressional race.
Well-known for their mega-hits “Barracuda,” “Crazy On You” and “Dog And Butterfly,” Heart is still rocking and recording albums after four decades of making music. Lead singer Ann Wilson took some time for a WCCO interview to discuss a number of topics, including her upcoming show in Minnesota and the band’s next album, “Fanatic.”
Reporters aren’t the only ones scrambling to make it to every hearing on the Viking stadium bill. A hardcore group of Viking fans are making it, too.
A Minnesota businessman convicted of engineering a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme now lives in a two-person prison cell, awakened at 6 a.m. each day by clanging door locks.
A century ago today, the grandest ship ever built was cruising along without worry on the North Atlantic. The rest, of course, is history.
Timberwolves President David Kahn had plenty to talk about Tuesday afternoon, as the team gets ready for the return of basketball.